Ole Johannes Kløv

Ole Johannes Kløv

Ole Johannes Kløv (12 March 1925 – 9 July 2009) was a Norwegian trade unionist and politician for the Labour Party.

He was born in Tønsberg as a son of seaman Hjalmar Kløv (1899–1973) and housewife Konstanse Johanson (1901–1989). He spent his entire working career, from 1943 to 1990, as a welder at Kaldnes Mekaniske Verksted. He chaired his local trade union from 1953 to 1957 and 1966 to 1970, was a member of the company's corporate council, and was a national board member of the Norwegian Union of Iron and Metalworkers from 1968 to 1984 and a board member of Tønsberg og omland faglige samorg. He held several public posts, including the period as chairman of the Norwegian Labour Inspection Authority from 1976 to 1979.[1]

He chaired his local party chapter in 1961 and from 1973 to 1977. He was a member of Nøtterøy municipal council from 1975 to 1983. He served as a deputy representative to the Parliament of Norway from Vestfold during the terms 1969–1973, 1973–1977 and 1977–1981. In total he met during 1 year and 10 days of parliamentary session. In 2000 he received honorary membership in the Labour Party.[1]


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